On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1925

  • Mar 1 Homer Plessy, American Creole shoemaker and civil rights pioneer (plaintiff in landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson 1896), dies at 61
  • Mar 4 Moritz Moszkowski, Polish-German composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 4 James Ward, English psychologist and philosopher (b. 1843)
  • Mar 4 John M. Ward, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (perfect game 1880; Providence Grays, New York Gothams / Giants), dies at 65
  • Mar 10 John Fillmore Hayford, American Geodesist (theory of isostasy, geodesy science), dies at 56
  • Mar 11 Andreas Hallen, composer, dies at 78

Sun Yat-sen

Mar 12 Sun Yat-sen, Chinese revolutionary and father of modern China, dies of liver cancer at 58

  • Mar 13 Lucille Ricksen [Ingeborg Ericksen], American silent-film actress, dies of tuberculosis 14
  • Mar 14 Walter Camp, American, father of American football, dies at 65
  • Mar 20 George N Curzon, British Foreign minister (1919-22), dies at 66
  • Mar 23 Aleksei Kuropatkin, Russian general and minister of War, dies at 76
  • Mar 27 Carl Neumann, German mathematician and physicist (Neumann-functions), dies at 92
  • Mar 30 Rudolf Steiner, Austrian philosopher (anthroposophy), dies at 64